How Jeff Sessions' Weed Enforcement Reversal Could Impact Medical Marijuana Patients

Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ quixotic, hypocritical crusade against weed has reached its boiling point. As the AP reported Thursday, Sessions is rescinding an Obama-era policy from the Department of Justice that helped clear the path to more expansive legalization of marijuana. But it’s still an open question just…

Why Trump's NOAA Pick Has Scientists and Forecasters Seriously Worried

On Wednesday, President Trump announced his intent to nominate AccuWeather CEO Barry Myers to run the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), a position that would put the private weather executive in charge of the nation’s public weather forecasting efforts. The appointment of Myers, who unlike most…

The Paris Agreement Is Not an Anti-American Conspiracy, You Senseless, Screaming Cheese Grit 

On Thursday, President Trump announced the US was withdrawing from the landmark Paris Agreement, a commitment between 195 countries to tackle climate change. Outrage was swift and uncompromising. The secretary-general for the United Nations called the move “a major disappointment,” SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk…

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